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Ten short theatrical "screen ads" promoting the 1955 Chevrolet models.
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Topics: Automobiles: Advertising, Advertising: Screen ads
German Cinema from Lutz Mommartz
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With Renate Meves and Gerd Hübinger. A woman looks during lovemaking to the viewer. "Way to the neighbor" is a ten-minute opus that Lutz Mommartz commented as follows: "A women communicates with the audience." More, in fact, does not happen. The devoted rapture in the face of the actor lets the viewer imagine that this is not a compulsory exercise, but a pleasurable freestyle happening. Lutz Mommartz is the purist among German filmmakers. His scenes focus on the basic...
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Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema, Renate Meves, Gerd Hübinger.
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Folkscanomy: Fringe and Off-Center
by Ed Leefeldt with grand aunt Edna Miller
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Sometime in the 1920's or early 1930's - the same period as the Downton Abbey series on PBS - my grand aunt took what was then called "The Grand Tour" of Europe, which she recorded on eight-millimeter film. It shows, among other things, the "helmet hats" that women wore during the period, shipboard scenes, brief glimpses of parades, the winged hats and wooden shoes of Holland, a trip past castles on the Rhine and, surprisingly, a dirigible over Lake Constance in Germany....
Topics: Downton Abbey, Normandy, Paris, Versailles, Marie Antoinette's cottage, Rhine cruise, Tyrolean,...
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cinéma vérité , French film movement of the 1960s that showed people in everyday situations with authentic dialogue and naturalness of action. Rather than following the usual technique of shooting sound and pictures together, the film maker first tapes actual conversations, interviews, and opinions. After selecting the best material, he films the visual material to fit the sound, often using a hand-held camera. The film is then put together in the cutting room. The invention of relatively...
Topics: France, Paris, tourism, Eifeltower, Trocadero, tourists, streets, monuments, travel
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View thousands of films from the Prelinger Archives! Prelinger Archives was founded in 1983 by Rick Prelinger in New York City. Over the next twenty years, it grew into a collection of over 60,000 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In 2002, the film collection was acquired by the Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division . Prelinger Archives remains in existence, holding approximately 11,000 digitized and...
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The Museo Picasso Málaga is a museum in Málaga, the city where artist Pablo Ruiz Picasso was born. It opened in 2003 in the Buenavista Palace, and has 285 works donated by members of Picasso's family. Christine Ruiz-Picasso, widow of the artist's eldest son Paul Ruiz-Picasso, worked with Málaga to help put on the exhibitions Picasso Clásico in 1992 and Picasso, primera mirada, This led in 1996 to rekindling the idea of a major Picasso museum in Málaga. The collection ranges from early...
Topics: Espana, Spain, Malaga, museum, art, sculptures, Picasso, historic, paintings